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Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
, clinton, and the first george bush, moved away from a position no additional taxes. they all added revenues to deficit reduction. a significant amount of revenue. >> your colleague from georgia just this week said the following about that pledge not to raise any taxes. >> you know, that pledge i signed 20 years ago was valid then. it's valid now, but times have changed significantly.Ñi and i care more about this country than i do about a 20-year-old pledge. >> it is my view that the issue of taxes is the number one stumbling block to any kind of fiscal deal. that has to be resolved first before you can get to issues like sequestration. when you hear that from a colleague, does it say to you that there is room, and does the president do anything short of raising tax rates on the wealthy? is there anything short of that acceptable? >> well, you've got to raise additional revenues, including tax rates on the wealthy. >> those have to go up? >> they have to go up. there's ways of doing that. secondly, though, we've got to close some significant loopholes. for instance, the ones which
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
and his no tax hike pledge. >>> plus, rebellion continues in egypt. a meth lab on wheels? cheerleaders for a cause. and the biggest power ball jackpot ever. >> this is "early today" for monday, november 26th, 2012. >> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. say what you will about the state of the economy, but americans didn't hold back on what turned out to be a record-breaking holiday weekend for retailers. and it's not over yet. cyber monday is officially in full swing and experts predict today will be the biggest online shopping day of the year to the tune of $1.5 billion. nbc's kristen dahlgren has more. >> reporter: from the moment doors opened thursday, before the thanksgiving dishes were even done, almost a quarter billion shoppers will have been online or in stores. >> i just prepare, put my speakers on and go for it. >> reporter: shopping started earlier than ever, and in spite of the employee protests, the early opening paid off. according to the national retail federation, more than 35 million shopped on thanksgiving, six million more than last year. black fri
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
, marla. we have just heard from the city tax collector's of bureau of revenue. they are filing this legal action. they confirm the city is going to go after the los angeles dodgers for reimbursement in the treatment of bryan stow. the giants fan who was severely beaten outside of a dodgers game. to help pay for the four months of care it treated stow's injury. the city attorneys have asked a bankruptcy judge to add san francisco to those seeking damage from the team's insurer. this is a bankruptcy issue because the team filed chapter 11. this was a controversy. the city says this is not unusual, but standard practice to go after unpaid bills. it is taking all steps to protect the city's interests. stow and his family is suing the team frin the amount of $50 million. the amount needed for a lifetime of care. reporting live outside san francisco city hall, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> now to the south bay. citizens will have a say on who will be the next san jose police chief. city leaders will hold a community meeting tonight to gather input from neighborhoods on what they want to se
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:30am PST
month, automatic tax increases and spending cuts will kick in for all americans. danielle leigh is here with signs of a compromise. >> reporter: back from their turktu turkey dinners, lawmakers say they are refreshed and ready to compromise. republicans have been unwilling to raise taxes and democrats have been refusing to cut social security and medicare. now all that has changed. >> i'm willing to generate revenue. it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table. >> reporter: republican senator lindsey graham says he'll violate a plan not to raise taxes and democrats are open to reforming entitlement programs they have been pro teching. >> bring entitlement reform into the conversation. >> reporter: but it comes with contingencies. many republicans still want to raise revenue by capping tax deductions or closing loopholes, not by increasing taxes on the wealthy. democrats are still trying to keep some entitlement programs out of negotiations. >> social security set aside, doesn't add to the deficit. when it comes to medicare and medicaid, protect the integrity of the program. >>
NBC
Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
the so-called fiscal cliff. that's when spending cuts and tax increases kick in. lawmakers from both parties are racing the clock to reach a compromise but despite a lot of optimism there is no plan on the table. brian moore has the story from washington. >> reporter: back from an extended holiday and facing a looming deadline, lawmakers from both parties seem optimistic about diffusing the fiscal cliff time bomb. >> unfortunately, for the last ten days with the house and congress gone for the thanksgiving recess there hasn't been much progress made. tomorrow there's no excuse. we are back in town. >> reporter: democrats want to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans and republicans who once refused to raise taxes on anyone ever are signaling their willingens to compromise. >> when you are $16 trillion in debt the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid the coming grove and republicans, republicans should put revenue on the table. >> the world has changed and the economic situation is different. ronald reagan and tip o'neill realized that in t '80s. already if repu
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
not reach a deal your taxes could rise and sharp spending cuts would go into effect as well possibly triggering a recession. chuck todd is nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent. chuck, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> the goal here is to get a deal that reduces the deficit, and the battle lines have been pretty clear right now. the president campaigned rolling back the tax breaks for the highest earnings and republicans argued spending cuts are the way to get the deficit under control. are we starting to see a softening of those positions on both sides? >> reporter: here's what there's agreement on. both sides, both parties agree that the wealthiest have to pay more, and the question now and the sticking point at this stage is how do you go about making the wealthiest pay more? do you do it by raising the tax rates? that's what president obama wants to do. wants to raise the tax freights 35% where they are now up to where they were during the clinton years at 39% what. republicans are arguing is you don't have to do that. you can get all of th
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
. if a budget deal is not reached by the end of december, automatic tax increases and spending cuts will kick in. nbc bay area's danielle leigh is live on capitol hill this morning and joins us with the very latest. good morning, danielle. >> reporter: good morning. lawmakers will be resuming those negotiations today, still facing many of the same sticking points that have held up talks so far. the two big ones being on one hand tax increases, which republicans have resisted, and on the other, cuts to programs like social security and medicare, which democrats have resisted. but the good news is that after this thanksgiving weekend, we are seeing and hearing signs of a compromise. >> i am willing to generate revenue. it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table. >> from my side of the table, bring entitlement reform into the conversations. >> reporter: now, both lawmakers on either side, republicans, democrats, they are confident that they will get a deal before the deal is out. some say even before christmas. if a deal is not reached, we are looking at more than half a trillion dollars
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
for tax purpose bus i think we'll sit quiet as we wait to see what happens on the fiscal cliff. >>> happening now, protesters are filling the streets of cairo and camping out in tahrir square today as political unrest grows and we are giving you a live look at the scene right now in cairo. the protests are in response to president muhammed morsi's massive expansion of his powers. among his new powers, immunity from the nation's courts. morsi said the new powers are needed to hurry up the transition process from decades of rule by former dictator hawes kn -- hosni mubarak. >>> 6:57. we've been talking about the fog all morning long. we want to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> now we're getting to the worst point when it comes to that fog formation between 7:00 and 9:00. after 9:00 it should start to burn off and we are expecting quite a beautiful finish to the day. this is a live look at the sunol grade and you can see that fog has settled in but we've got a beautiful clear sky above. it's just going to take a little time for the sun to break through tho
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